What is a God?

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Author  Alan B. Lloyd
Publisher  Classical Press of Wales
Publication Date   January 10, 2009
ISBN  1905125356
Pages  194

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Eleven papers on aspects of Greek religion from Minoans to the classical world. Striking similarities are revealed between religious ideas in Greece and non-Greek Asia. There are special studies of Apollo, Athena, and Dionysiac religion and new patterns are identified in the archaic and classical thought of Heraclitus, Herodotus and Sophocles. The contributors are: Bernard Dietrich, Walter Burkert, Catherine Osborne, J. K. Davies, Michael Clarke, A. C. Villing, Thomas Harrison, Seth L. Schein, Richard Seaford, Susan Deacy and Anne-France Morand.

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